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  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    50 Reasons to love Minneapolis/St. Paul

    Photo: Chris YunkerIt's everywhere you want to be.​Remember that snow storm last weekend? The one where you got towed because you didn't obey the snow parking rules while you were inside watching the Vikings get hammered by the Bears, all while nursing a Surly-induced hangover and trying to figure ... More >>

  • News

    June 18, 2008

    Party Like Mock Stars

    A gang of cleaning-supply salesmen make a mess at a local hotel

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008

    City Pages wins eight first place awards from SPJ

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    The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists bestowed accolades in multiple areas of writing, photography, ... More >>

  • News

    April 18, 2007

    Spool's Gold

    Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival

  • News

    March 28, 2007

    Nude Beach Busted

    Mud pit first victim of Hidden Beach crackdown. Hot skinny-dippers may be next.

  • News

    December 27, 2006
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2006

    3Qs with Terry Gilliam

    If you're not angry, they say, you're not paying attention. Mad hatter Terry Gilliam has been accused of a lot of things--directorial self-indulgence (The Adventures of Baron Munchausen), professional self-sabotage (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), creative accounting (Brazil). But one could never b ... More >>

  • Movies

    August 16, 2006

    What Remains Of Us

    'Old Joy' finds hope within a dying tradition

  • Movies

    August 16, 2006

    My Band Is More Oppressed Than Your Band

    Alienation equals authenticity in Sound Unseen's rock docs

  • Movies

    August 16, 2006

    Righteous Babes, Old Joys

    Sound Unseen is a nostalgist's toyland

  • News

    April 19, 2006

    The 25th Hour

    Before they could blink, it was coming at them, fast and flickering, from 40 countries at once — the Minneapolis-St Paul International Film Festival 2006

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2006

    Gordon Parks, 1912-2006

    Gordon Parks "once took a ride tailed by the cops with some young L.A. [Black] Panthers with guns in their laps," writes Greg Tate in today's Village Voice obituary. "One asked him if he would still choose the camera over the gun, as he'd declared in his 1967 memoir, A Choice of Weapons. Parks reite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2006
  • Movies

    November 2, 2005

    We Don't Live Here Anymore

    'The Squid and the Whale' swims under the surface of divorce

  • Arts

    October 5, 2005

    Sweet Sixteen

    Beautiful (mostly) and all yours, our sneek peek at the 6th Annual 'Sound Unseen'

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2005

    Seek and Ye Shall Find, by Jim Walsh

    We have a new "jump the shark," folks. Call it "the Partridge Family scene." It happens midway through the wretched Must Love Dogs, when the cast inexplicably breaks into the Partridge Family theme. I saw it Tuesday night. I turned to my wife and said there are no words for how bad this is, how insu ... More >>

  • Movies

    August 24, 2005

    Tony! Tony! Tony!

    The seductive star of '2046' reveals the method of his mood

  • Movies

    August 10, 2005

    Nevermind The Narrative

    'Last Days' wanders the woods of grunge

  • Movies

    July 20, 2005

    Rebirth Of The Crunk

    'Hustle & Flow' gives props to a pimp's upbeat rap

  • News

    June 29, 2005
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    June 15, 2005
  • News

    March 30, 2005

    The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival: It Ain't a Small World, After All

    The sort-of true story of a Minneapolis man who made his mom into a movie, plus two local trailers, and 36 reviews from around the globe

  • Movies

    February 16, 2005

    Throat Culture

    Two Accounts of How Porn Went Pop

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    Artists of the Year

    12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2004
  • Arts

    August 4, 2004

    We Were Wrong

    City Pages writers look back on 25 years of arts criticism, and the sentences that still make us cringe

  • News

    March 31, 2004

    The Movie Lovers

    The world makes out all right at the International Film Festival

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    Where to Aim, When to Shoot

    Film as a weapon in a time of war: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival coverage.

  • Arts

    January 29, 2003

    Panic in Park City

    Fear is the driving force at this year's Sundance Film Festival

  • News

    April 3, 2002

    Skin Flicks

    The naked truth about putting together a regional showcase like the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival. And a revealing body of blurbs about the best and the not-best of the fest.

  • Movies

    October 10, 2001

    Forever Now

    Jean-Luc Godard's jubilant Band of Outsiders seems as fresh today as in 1964

  • Arts

    September 26, 2001

    Sonic Outlaws

    The second annual edition of “Sound Unseen” highlights the subversive side of music making in the era of media consolidation.

  • Movies

    May 30, 2001

    The Biz of Baz

    Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge takes the search for art to the bank.

  • Arts

    January 31, 2001

    Capital Cinema

    The money swapping was typically dubious. The movies were surprisingly bold. A story treatment from Hollywood's mountain outpost, Sundance 2001.

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    Artists Of The Year

    From escapist entertainment to aesthetic ecstasy: Twenty-nine writers script valentines to twelve months of culture

  • News

    August 4, 1999
  • Feature

    November 25, 1998
  • Movies

    November 18, 1998

    Keeping the Faith

    U Film Society's Jewish Film Festival delivers a celluloid shalom for the age of kabala chic

  • Movies

    October 21, 1998
  • News

    June 10, 1998

    The Last Picture Show

    Movie theaters used to have majestic screens, rocking chairs, and real butter. Some still do.

  • Feature

    February 18, 1998
  • Feature

    January 28, 1998

    Paving The Road

    It Only Takes a Spark:Former- Minneapolitan-turned-director Garret Williams.

  • Feature

    August 6, 1997
  • News

    December 4, 1996
  • Art

    November 27, 1996
  • Feature

    September 18, 1996
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    August 7, 1996
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    April 3, 1996
  • News

    December 27, 1995

    Artists of the Year

    Makers who mattered in 1995

  • Feature

    October 4, 1995
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